Liaison Coordinator/Integrated Health Therapist
Requirements of Position- Masters degree in social work, psychology or nursing. Minimum two years experience of relevant work with multi-problem families with demonstrated knowledge of normal and aberrant development, childcare and family dynamics. Professional experience with high-risk families preferred. Experience with Health Care systems desirable. Eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan as Master Social Worker (LMSW or LLMSW) Registered Nurse (RN), Psychologist LP or LLP. Meets Child Mental Health Professional CMHP criteria.
Position Responsibilities- As the Liaison Coordinator for the Michigan Child Collaborative Care (MC3) evidences a strong belief in Integrated Health Care and collaboration. Implements the MC3 project across the designated service consultation sites. Will work closely with community health care providers, other MC3 partners, and the University of Michigan project leadership and the NLCMH project lead. Demonstrates creativity, efficacy and efficiency in problem solving, communication, follow-up and trouble-shooting. Works between various health care systems including, service recipients i.e. “patients” and families, provider, funders and the community. Has knowledge of and skill in facilitating communication with the systems that impact children and families, e.g. education, health care, juvenile court and DHS.
As an Integrated Health Therapist will provide office based behavioral health intervention and support to pediatric and family practice physician practices. Functions in a treatment and a linkage, coordination and monitoring role. Provides crisis intervention and inpatient screenings as needed. Will provide parent education and behavioral health consultation.
PHYSICAL ABILITIES - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Be in good physical condition, to include passing a physical examination and checklist at employment and a negative TB test. Ability to walk, bend, stand, sit, lift up to 75 lbs., with or without assistance, stretch/reach, hear, see, hand/finger dexterity and drive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with applicable laws.
WORKING CONDITIONS - This position may require irregular hours. It may also require travel by personal vehicle if an agency vehicle is not available. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)– Applicants for employment at Northern Lakes Community Mental Health will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, or sexual orientation. The amount of hours posted available within this classification may not necessarily be granted to any one employee bidding on these hours. The employer reserves the right to distribute the hours to the qualified applicant or applicants on the basis of need as determined by the employer.The listings above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to these classifications and should not be construed as exhaustive lists of all job duties.Send resume and salary history to: Human Resources, Northern Lakes CMH, 105 Hall St., Ste. A, Traverse City, MI 49684|